First Night Bethlehem

2019 First Night Logo

What would you like to see and do at First Night Bethlehem 2019?

Bethlehem’s First Night 2019 Celebration, a family friendly, fun event, will be held on New Year’s Eve, Monday, December 31 kicking off at 6:30 p.m. with fireworks followed by entertainment and activities within walking distance of the Four Corners.

Bethlehem would like to know what types of fun and activities you would enjoy at the next First Night Bethlehem celebration. Please complete this quick, six question, anonymous survey by May 21. Your responses will help us plan the line-up for the December 31, 2018 event.

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We value your opinion, so please complete the survey by May 21.

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This year, we are again partnering with the Chamber of Commerce, Friends of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation, Bethlehem Senior Projects, Bethlehem Opportunities Unlimited, Bethlehem Community Fund, and other sponsors as well as a network of volunteers.

Performer selections will be approved by committee. Please submit your interest  in performing at First Night by completing and submitting an application. Applications are due June 15, 2018 and decisions will be communicated via email and/or phone.  

For more information, contact Robin Nagengast, Supervisor’s Office, 518-439-4955 ext. 1164 or

Would you like to participate by volunteering? We need adult volunteers at all locations. Please contact Joan Gavrilik at 518-605-6580 or by emailing to sign up!